Analyst-Risk & Info Management

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Job Description

Why American Express?
There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference. American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years,
backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career
path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

The powerful backing of American Express.
Don’t make a difference without it.
Don’t live life without it

Function Description:
Global Risk Banking and Compliance (GRBC) work to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of control and compliance at American Express in order to successfully identify, monitor and manage risks. Risk Analytics & Capabilities is a part of GRBC that acts as the “Second Line of Defense” in the AXP Risk Management. It provides an independent view of risks faced by AXP. The team is going to be responsible for activities pertaining to Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and also on creating the smart monitoring platform which is a real time automated risk monitoring platform.

Purpose of the Role:
Develop KRIs and conduct data analysis to enhance and expand the Smart Monitoring capability for Enterprise Risk Management.

Create key risk indicators (KRIs) for assessing business processes as part of smart monitoring platform.
Mine new data sources to design new risk indicators which can point out a potential gap in the Amex systems using machine learning techniques like text mining, KNN etc.
Maintain and enhance a single view portal of all the KRIs which is easy to understand and use by everybody in the organization.

Critical Factors to Success:
Business Outcomes:
Provide independent assessment of key risks faced by American Express
Create key risk Indicators as part of smart monitoring platform
Apply innovative concepts to measure and manage risk consistent with regulatory requirements 


Leadership Outcomes:
Put enterprise thinking first, connect the role’s agenda to enterprise priorities and balance the needs of customers, partners, colleagues & shareholders.
Lead with an external perspective, challenge status quo and bring continuous innovation to our existing offerings
Demonstrate learning agility, make decisions quickly and with the highest level of integrity
Lead with a digital mindset and deliver the world’s best customer experiences every day

Past Experience:
4 years of experience with data-driven analytics
Preferred: Experience in financial services and risk management.

Academic Background:
Post Graduate Degree in Statistics/Mathematics/Economics/Engineering/Management

Functional Skills/Capabilities:
Knowledge of risk management and key credit risk metrics • Qualitative solutioning /Problem solving in complex & unstructured environment • Highly detail oriented Preferred: • Ability to understand business problems and create Key Risk Indicators out of it • Partner management skills

Technical Skills/Capabilities:
Expertise in SAS, SQL
Application of statistical techniques Preferred
Machine learning techniques (Python, R, text mining-KNN)

Knowledge of Platforms:
Big Data - Cornerstone

Behavioral Skills/Capabilities:
Enterprise Leadership Behaviors
• Set The Agenda: Define What Winning Looks Like, Put Enterprise Thinking First, Lead with an External Perspective
• Bring Others With You: Build the Best Team, Seek & Provide Coaching Feedback, Make Collaboration Essential
• Do It The Right Way: Communicate Frequently, Candidly & Clearly, Make Decisions Quickly & Effectively, Live the Blue Box Values, Great Leadership Demands Courage

ReqID: 19018305
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Oct 10, 2019, 3:24:46 AM